The iconic series of #mymumbai by @creativesoul_capture
1- the taj mahal palace was built at the start of the 20th century . the tower was opened in 1973. this hotel with its 560 rooms and 44 suites is considered the flagship property of the group . it employees some 1600 staff .
2- the bmc headquarters located in south bombay is a grade iia heritage building opposite to the chhatrapati shivaji maharaj terminus . the construction of this building started in 1884 and was completed in 1893 with the outer structure being built in golden beige basalt rock .
3-the gateway of india is an arch-monument built in the early twentieth-century located in the city of mumbai, in the indian state of maharashtra. it was erected to commemorate the landing of the first british monarch in india; king-emperor george v and queen-empress mary's arrival at apollo bunder, mumbai (then bombay) in december 1911. built in the indo-saracenic style, incorporating elements of 16th-century gujarati architecture, the foundation stone for the gateway was laid in march 1913. during the royal visit, the gateway was not yet built and a cardboard structure had greeted the monarch. the final design of the monument by architect george wittet was sanctioned only in 1914, and construction was completed in 1924. the structure is a triumphal arch made of basalt, which is 26 metres (85 feet) high.
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A strong photograph by @surajsgauda that needs no words to express .
let us know your views on this one . #mymumbai